About the Coaching Staff
Chris Gabrielli – Head Coach
Chris Gabrielli became the eighth head coach of the Providence College men’s lacrosse program on June 21, 2012 and is embarking on his eighth season with the team.
Gabrielli had three All-BIG EAST selections in 2018. Senior James Barclay was a unanimous First Team selection. Junior Tate Boyce joined him on the First Team, while freshman Evan McGreen collected Second Team Honors. Barclay and Boyce also earned All-New England Second Team honors. Barclay was drafted for both the MLL (57th overall) and NLL (ninth overall) at the conclusion of his career. Jake Cook was also taken in the NLL draft (65th overall).Read More
Matt Francis – Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Matt Francis embarks on his fourth season with the Friars. Francis served as an assistant coach for the previous three seasons but was promoted to associate head coach by Gabrielli on August 5. Prior to arriving at Providence, he served as an assistant at Binghamton.Read More
Kevin Gould - Assistant Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Kevin Gould is set to begin his first season with the Friars as an assistant coach/offensive coordinator. Gould was hired by head coach Gabrielli on September 16.Read More
The three Providence coaches are joined by various collegiate coaches and players, and professional players, to bring a wide breadth of experience to campers.